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Mar 24, 2013 10:00am PDT
new pope has chosen francis as his name and saint francis as his model to serve the poor and all creation. >> welcome. i'm bob abernethy. >>> and the corporation for public broadcasting. >> welcome. i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. pope francis began his papacy this week amid high expectations and intense scrutiny from catholics and non-catholics alike. an emphasis on simplicity and humility marked the installation mass tuesday, where francis continued to highlight his concern for the poor and for the weakest in society. in his homily, the new pope urged protection for creation and for all human beings. he said people, including the pope, should remember that authentic power is the service of others. representatives of many faiths attended the mass, among them, for the first time in nearly a millennium, the ecumenical patriarch of eastern orthodoxy. on wednesday, francis held a special meeting with a broad range of interfaith leaders. he highlighted what he called "the importance of promoting friendship and respect among men and women of different religious tradi
PBS
Mar 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >>> pope francis has welcomed a visitor from back home just a few days into his new role. argenti argentina's president paid him a visit at the vatican and put his diplomatic skills to the test. the pope welcomed her before lunch. she asked him to intervene with the dispute in britain over the islands. there's no word how the pope responded to the quest. when he was archbishop he clashed with her and her behi them during the latest rs meeting when they exchanged gifts. >>> on a small island people are worried about their savings. tell us about this tax. >> the details were supposed to be decided on by today. due to strong reaction from the public, officials decided they needed a few more days to ponder it. political leaders have postponed a vote to seize a portion of individual's bank deposits to bail out its financial sector. the island nation has been asked by the european union to impose a bank deposit tax of up to 9.9% in return for a bailout of 10 billion euros or about $13 billion. the public's anger is growing and banks in the nation have been closed to avert panic. the gov
PBS
Mar 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
than your spouse? and you can watch live stream video of the formal installation of pope francis tomorrow, starting at 3:30 a.m. eastern time. that will be on our world page. all that and more is on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. >> ifill: and that's the newshour for tonight. on tuesday, we'll have a report on the official ceremonies at the vatican for pope francis. vice president biden will lead the u.s. delegation. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. we'll see you online, and again here tomorrow evening. thank you, and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> macarthur foundation. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
PBS
Mar 19, 2013 5:30pm PDT
vatican, where pope francis set the tone for a humbler, simpler church at his inaugural mass. jeffrey brown talks to john allen in rome. >> me where againing now the focus shifts from style to substance and the question becomes how is this new tone going to be translated into the hard work of actuallygoverning the church? there, of course, the challenges are considerably more steep >> ifill: we continue our series of stories about the middle east, margaret warner reports on the divide among the two leading palestinian factions, and its impact on the quest for peace. . >> it is really a divide over power. who's going to control what and what's going to be in a stronger position to win the palestinian people and who's going to have the narrative on its side? >> woodruff: and we examine a dramatic shift in public opinion with a majoritof aricans supporting same sex marriage. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving o economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation.
PBS
Mar 25, 2013 10:00pm PDT
into the courthouse and execute. there was a black man in 1946 named willie francis, 17 years old who had killed a pharmacist. they put him in a chair. the executioner said good-bye willie and willie didn't go anywhere. that case made it to the supreme court. the justices decided it would be constitutional to put willie in the chair again. but jis advertise frankfurter was so distressed he voted for the execution. he felt he had no choice. he was so distressed he reached out to a member of the louisiana bar to try and stop that excuse in louisiana. willie francis was executed. >> with so many of these cases the dispitions are important. no question about that. but the stories that precede the decisi and follow are just fascinating. i find that with so many supreme court cases but especially these death penalty cases. one of the big death penalty decisions is greg versus georgia when the supreme court reinstated capital punishment in 1976. we all thought that greg would be the first person to be executed, a georgia defendant. but on the eve of his execution he wound up escaping from pr
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